Salve of Exalted Mercury
$56.00 – $96.00
100% herbal ingredients (organic): Fennel, ashwaganda, alfalfa seed, skullcap, gingko, vervain, tribulus fruit, brahmi leaf, cinquefoil, gotu kola, corn silk, cornflower, lily of the valley, dill, bayberry root bark, wormwood, shepherds purse.
Fumigated with frankincense following prayers to Hermes during Sphere + Sundry’s Exalted Mercury election, and immersed in a combination of organic extra virgin olive oil and golden jojoba. Left to incubate for many moons, strained, melted with organic beeswax and essential oils of frankincense, rosemary, myrrh, vetiver, and copaiba, poured into tins and topped with genuine 24k gold.
The result is an incredibly energizing salve and transdermal nootropic, which helps support mental functioning, memory’s increase, promote eloquence and rate of speech, and helps get from point A to point B swiftly, problem solving and task-slaying along thy way!
Apply to the feet before a day’s work, rub into the shoulders, neck, brain stem, and ears.
This is like Regulus in that it’s one of the few salves recommended primarily for diurnal use, rather than as a comedown from work or to invite restful sleep, since it activates the nervous system, rather than calms it. Applied too close to beddy-bye, this is very likely to keep someone wide awake.
Offered in a 2.5 oz tin for $56, or 4 oz for $96
|Dimensions||0.80 × 0.80 × 2 in|
August 12th, 2022. Hour of Mercury. Chart in image gallery.
2.5 oz, 4 oz
Yes — contains NO animal ingredients
HIGH STAIN POTENTIAL — Always perform patch tests before application to any medium
I love that this salve is even available! I’ve been trying the salves from recent series whenever possible lately.
This product has a light, tart fennel or almost lemony scent that I find very pleasant and easy to layer with items from other series. I will probably buy a second EM salve at some point, as the product promotes a sense of mental activeness and alertness once applied. It is a convenient aid before mental and/or communication-related activities. Or when feeling unmotivated – it perks me up and supports confidence in my communication abilities even when burned out or otherwise not feeling well.
Good for when I straight-up don’t want to do tasks I’ve put off for a while and have to do them. Or when I’m more tired than usual and I still need to give a good impression when talking.
For reference, I have a Virgo ascendant and Venus/Mercury in the first house, with Mercury dignified in Libra. The clarity of my communication is very important to me and I loved the original Mercury Cazimi series. This Exalted Mercury series has been a great fit as well for similar reasons.
EM is the most S&S material that has the most significant effect on my day-to-day life. I anoint the pulse points and bottom of my feet in the mornings; my focus, Executive functioning, and energy efficiency; it’s beyond the scope. It feels like I’m in the body of a 20-year-old; I started exercising/ going to the GYM more than I used to.
I love the very subtle fennel scent to this salve, but the energetics gave me a new appreciation of what the word “exalted” really means: this is bright and high-flying but also grounded and collected, very in-flow. I appreciate the salves in any series for supplying a deeply penetrating but gentle supply of the election (bonus: I can save my oils for magical applications, and all of my purchases last longer :))
Applying this salve to the bottom of my feet in the morning literally feels like I have wings on my feet, giving me so much more energy to keep moving through my day. I have recently been feeling sluggish and slow so this is a much appreciated and helpful support! It also feels warming to my feet in the cool mornings. No jittery feelings just a quickened and sustained pace to all my moves. So grateful!